Bushies Love Shack

Cabin in Porepunkah, VIC
100% Recommended
2 people
No pets
This beautifully renovated forestry hut is located behind our main house, in our little piece of paradise. On 63 acres, home to Fay, Bushie, four horses, two dogs and one cat, this oasis is tucked away with the only neighbour looking at us being Mt Buffalo, or as the locals call her, The Grand Old Lady.

The property hosts an abundance of native birds, Mr Wally wombat, deers and kangaroos. Backing on to State Forest, there are many walks from a 20min walk to a 2-4 hour walk in the hills or quietly along the river. You have access to BBQ facilities and a pool in the summer months.

The naming of the love shack came about upon purchasing the property some five years ago. Fay's father, at the time 90 years of age, and his girlfriend, 91 years of age, automatically named it the Love Shack as they envisaged, once renovated, them sitting in bed, playing cards and taking in the view and so the name stuck. In keeping with the name, we have created a luxurious, romantic space for two.
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Features and Amenities

1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Air conditioning
Heating
Outdoor shower / bath

Details

  • Check in after 3pm
    Check out before 11am
  • Weekday minimum booking: 2 nights
    Weekend minimum booking: 2 nights
Cancellation Policy: Receive a 50% refund (minus service fee) up until 1 week prior to check-in.

Additional Information

SHACK DETAILS
Bushies Love Shack is perfect for that romantic getaway or for simple peace and quiet.
It includes:
- Queen size bed
- Private bathroom with luxury bath robes
- Kitchen with dishwasher, coffee machine and egg & bacon breakfast supplies
- Complimentary bottle of Feathertop wine and nibbles on arrival

PLEASE NOTE
As much as we love babies and children. We have created this beautiful shack for couples only
We will not accept booking for additional children or babies.
One night mid-week bookings may be available on request.

If available Fay is happy to take you on a guided 2-4 hour walk. Bushie is available for transfer to/from Bright if you wish to relax and have dinner and drinks in town.
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Prices

  • Base Price $185 / night
  • Cleaning Fee $50

Location

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Adventures Nearby

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Bike Ride or Walk into Town

Bike along the Rail Trail or walk/drive into the townships of Porepunkah (9 mins drive, 6.8km walk) and Bright (16 mins drive, 13.3km walk), offering many restaurants, cafes and shops or drive up to The Grand Old Lady and take in the spectacular views. BYO Bikes or use the tandem bike provided....

Canyon Walk

Canyon Walk - 4 km / 1.5 hours return
This walk takes you past a small canyon carved by the Ovens River and water races dug by early miners. Watch for birdlife and wild owers especially in spring.
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Mt Buffalo Walk

If you like a challenge Fay can guide you on a walk from the foot of Mt Buffalo to the top, which is about 10kms, stopping off at the waterfalls along the way. Bushie will collect you and drive you back down the mountain....

Mountain Bike Riding

The MTB trail network at Bright offers a unique mix of riding opportunity for beginner through to expert. The trails are mostly hand-built and have been developed and improved over many years. The area encompasses everything from flat fire-road to incredibly steep and technical climbs and descents, from novice to expert; you will find a track to challenge you....

Eurobin Falls

Relax with a picnic taking in the sights and sounds of the mesmerising Eurobin Falls. In the warmer months, you can have a refreshing dip at Ladies Bath, just 400m from the car park. (1.5km, 45 mins return)...

Mount Buffalo

Mount Buffalo is as impressive up close as it is from afar, its granite cliffs and rocky outcrops rising up from the Ovens Valley floor commanding attention, begging to be explored. During the ‘green season’ it is a nature lover’s paradise, offering more than 90km of walking tracks, waterfalls, beautiful wildflowers, forests of snow gums, mossy plains, abundant wildlife....

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Fay
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Welcome to Bushies Love Shack. The naming of the love shack came about upon purchasing the property some five years ago. Fay's father, at the time 90 years of age, and his girlfriend, 91 years of age, automatically named it the Love Shack as they envisaged, once renovated, them sitting in bed, playing cards and taking in the view and so the name stuck. In keeping with the name, we have created a luxurious, romantic space for two.
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Reviews (20)

100% Recommended

Brittney

16 Jun 2019
This has been one of our favourite weekend getaways! The shack is so beautiful, especially with all the small touches made by the wonderful hosts Fay and Bushie! Wine, chocolate and breakfast supplies.. it was perfect. Thank you for having us....

Angela

14 Jun 2019
Absolutely amazing!! Bushie and Fay are the perfect hosts. The Love Shack couldn't be more perfect for a relaxing getaway. That bath!!! Will absolutely be back!...

Courtney

31 May 2019
Such an amazing place with a beautiful view. The shack itself to absolutely perfect and the location is great!
Will definitely be coming back!
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